High School Buzz 

American Heritage LB Josh Ward commits to Akron after long wait

  • 1:45 pm Thursday, March 5th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
American Heritage LB Josh Ward committed to Akron this week. (Photo by Allen Eyestone)

Josh Ward spent the past month on the phone.

After the University of Buffalo made a late decision to withdraw its scholarship offer to him just before National Signing Day (Feb. 4), Ward was left without a school to commit to. So, the Post’s 2014 Small Schools Defensive Player of the Year made it a daily habit to call college coaches to check if any still had room left in their recruiting class.

“I can’t even count how many schools we called,” Ward said. “We called every one that we could. All of the Division I-AA schools I called were full, so I thought the chances of going to a Division I school were slim.” [More]

Football: American Heritage LB/DE Josh Ward earns first-team All-American honors

  • 9:32 am Friday, January 9th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner

American Heritage linebacker/defensive end Josh Ward was named to the MaxPreps Small Schools All-American First Team Friday. [More]

Football: American Heritage defenders among state’s best in Class 3A

  • 9:21 am Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 by Jodie Wagner
American Heritage linebacker Josh Ward (right), making a tackle in an October game, was named to the Florida All-State Class 3A team. (Photo by Madeline Gray)

Three members of American Heritage’s dominant defense were named to the Florida All-State Class 3A first team on Tuesday. [More]

PBgametime mailbag: Rematches, American Heritage and holidays, oh my!

  • 12:17 pm Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 by Anthony Chiang

The second round features some intriguing matchups, including a few rematches.

In this week’s installment of the PBgametime mailbag, we pick the rematch that we’re most excited about and examine American Heritage’s chances of surviving a tough road to the state championship game. Also, with the holiday season approaching, we give you our favorite holiday. [More]

Midseason Awards: Players, Coaches and Most Improved Teams of the Year

  • 6:01 pm Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 by Jodie Wagner
Josh Ward

The 2014 season is more than half over (when did that happen)? It’s time to give out mid-season awards. [More]